AsthmaCamps

AsthmaCamps

Camp Nomowheezin
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
3435 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 350
Los Angeles, CA, 90010
323-937-7859
Email: zscott@aafa-ca.org
Website: www.aafasocal.com

Dates: 
Location:  Camp Nawakwa, San Bernardino Mountains
Number of Campers:  TBD
Type of Camp:  Resident
Camp Fee:  $5.00 Application Fee
Camperships:  Yes
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  South Coast Air Quality Management District, BP, Private Donations, Foundation grants.
Camp Director:  Zach Scott
zscott@aafa-ca.org
323-937-7859
Medical Director:  Ricardo Tan, MD
323-937-7859
Camp Nurse:  Antonia Clark, RN
Camp Coordinator:  Zach Scott
zscott@aafa-ca.org
323-937-7859
Lead Organization:  Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
5900 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 710, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Description:  For over 35 years, the AAF has taken vulnerable children who suffer from asthma and allergies and sent them to a FREE week-long camp to teach them how to control their disease. For so many children, this is the only chance they have to run and play with other children, while being supervised and educated by board-certified allergists, pediatricians, nurses, and other medical professionals.


Camp Superstuff
Breathe California of Bay Area
1469 Park Ave
San Jose, CA, 95126
408-998-5865
Email: nidhi@lungsrus.org
Website: www.lungsrus.org

Dates:  July 24-28, 2017
Location:  Mayfair Community Center, San Jose, CA
Number of Campers:  50
Type of Camp:  Day Camp
Camp Fee:  $150 ($170 after July 1)
Camperships:  Yes
Number of Camperships:  FREE to some Santa Clara Family Health Plan members
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  Santa Clara Valley Medical Center at Bascom, Santa Clara Family Health Plan, Valley Health Plan
Camp Director:  Nidhi Badiyani
Breathe California of the Bay Area
1469 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
nidhi@lungsrus.org
408-998-5865
Medical Director:  Sulochina Lulla, MD
Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara
sulochina.lulla@kp.org
Co-Medical Director:  Rami Keisari, MD
Valley Medical Center at Bascom
Camp Nurse:  Change Year To Year
Asthma Education Director:  Nidhi Badiyani
nidhi@lungsrus.org
408-998-5865
Camp Coordinator:  Nidhi Badiyani
nidhi@lungsrus.org
408-998-5865
Lead Organization:  Breathe California of the Bay Area
1469 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
Description:  Asthma camp for children, ages 6-12 years, and their families. Camp SuperStuff addresses asthma problems through asthma self-management and offers unique opportunities for children to socialize with their peers who have the same chronic illness. Camp SuperStuff was organized with the goal of providing an entertaining and educational summer camp experience. In addition to asthma self-management, campers are provided with opportunities for trying new activities at their own (often reduced) level of participation. Camp fellowships and informal social interactions in a variety of settings (sports, picnic, nature study, hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, crafting, etc.) round out the program.


Camp Wheez
Sansum Clinic
1225 North H Street
Lompoc, CA, 93436
805-737-8754
Email: mweiss@sansumclinic.org
Website: SansumClinic.org/Camp-Wheez

Dates:  August 7 - 11, 2017
Location:  First Baptist Church, 949 Veronica Springs Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Number of Campers:  75
Type of Camp:  Day camp, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Boys and Girls Club offers extended day to 5:30 p.m.
Camp Fee:  Free of charge
Number of Camperships:  NA
Asthma Education Provided:  Yes
Sponsors:  Sansum Clinic
Camp Director:  Margaret Weiss, MPH
Medical Director:  Myron Liebhaber, MD
Lead Organization:  Sansum Clinic
Description:  Camp Wheez is a day camp for children entering grades 1 through 6 who have asthma. This unique camp experience provides for their special needs under the leadership of medical professionals and community volunteers. Campers participate in learning about their asthma, physical development skills, arts & crafts, and old-fashioned camp fund! A brief workshop for parents provides an update on asthma care and time to have questions answered.


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